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Value of Ibach upright? #136310
01/11/07 09:23 AM
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Happy New Year everyone,

I'm just wondering if anybody's familiar with Rud. Sohn Ibach piano? Is US$4700 - $5500 reasonable for an approximately 12 year old upright Ibach (#148589)? Any input is greatly appreciated. Thank you so much.

Cheers!


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Re: Value of Ibach upright? #136311
01/11/07 10:01 AM
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That will depend very much on the model (size) and the state it is in. New Ibach pianos retail for over 10000 € (US$ 13 000) (up to about 18000 €) in Germany, depending on size and finish.

A well kept one should keep its value reasonably well, so the price would be OK - but if it has been mistreated or just not been taken care of properly, the situation might be completely different.

Hope that helps,

Markus


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Re: Value of Ibach upright? #136312
01/11/07 11:10 AM
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Thanks Markus,

the piano's been well taken care of very well. The condition is perfect, looks almost new. I had a technician inspected it. The piano has absolutely wonderful warm and singing tone, great touch. I can't really remember whether it's 114cm or 118cm, but should be either one. Nice casing with two tone patterns, mahagony satin finish. I was told that the owner bought it new in 1996. Don't remember the model also, though I manage to get hold of the serial number (#148589). Thanks again.

Cheers!


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